Amateur sport clubs are facing increasing time and membership pressures yet less than 15% of them have a paid administrator.
For only the second time in nearly two decades, Otago has had three players turning out in black on the sevens circuit.
Get out of the penthouse and over to the outhouse.
The Otago Sparks finished a distant second in both games played at the University of Otago Oval over the weekend.
Albion put up a competitive total at Bishopscourt but could not get the better of North East Valley on a wet day.
It was uncharted territory for touch in Otago as Columba College became the first school in the region to win a national touch title.
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Central Otago is set to move to a 10-team club competition next year with two clubs to field two sides.
The man who ultimately oversees school rugby in New Zealand says the sport is not out of control and he is confident the stand-off between Auckland schools will be solved.
Otago Boys' High School First XV coach Ryan Martin has landed a job in Singapore coaching the Asia Pacific Dragons in the new Global Rapid Rugby competition.
Queenstown boxer Richie Hadlow has pulled out of his first professional bout after a brain scan found an abnormality but he remains positive and is not thinking his career is over.
Pirates is pushing ahead with plans for next season although there are no plans to field a premier side.
Sanzaar has played a straight bat as to how Super Rugby is going to look under the next broadcasting deal.
Otago outside back Taylor Haugh is set to make his full international sevens debut.
The 3 Peaks Enduro event continues to go from strength to strength. There were 270 riders in the weekend race which was split up into eight special stages over the two days.
There were plenty of swimmers making plenty of finals at an enlarged Otago swimming championships at Moana Pool over the weekend.
It used to be the only show in town — now the show is heading the way of the Ringling Bros.
Otago and Southland will be part of a straight shoot-out in the women’s sevens tournament at Timaru today.